Mary McNamara

Staff writer for the Los Angeles Times

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Staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, covering film

Mary McNamara on KCRW

Beyonce performed during the Super Bowl half-time show yesterday – but she didn’t just sing. She also got political.

TV Roundup: Super Bowl Edition

Beyonce performed during the Super Bowl half-time show yesterday – but she didn’t just sing. She also got political.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony is tonight at 5. It’s the first time in decades that the event is held on any day other than a Sunday.

Monday Night Emmys

The 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony is tonight at 5. It’s the first time in decades that the event is held on any day other than a Sunday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Network and Cable TV used to be totally separate worlds.

Reality Hits Hollywood in More Ways than One

Network and Cable TV used to be totally separate worlds.

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